Celebrate Pi Day the Tasty Way

You’ll Go Bananas for This Dreamy Banana Cream Pie

No matter what holiday is on the horizon, my kids beg me to make my banana cream pie. I usually give in because I figure they’re getting a serving of fruit, right? Ha! Seriously, this pie is so creamy and delicious, you’ll find yourself making it often.

Banana Cream Pie

Banana Cream Pie

Ingredients:

Banana Cream Pie Ingredients

Directions:

Bake the refrigerated pie crust per directions on package.

Banana Cream Pie Step 1

In a large saucepan, scald the milk.

Banana Cream Pie Step 2

In another saucepan, combine the sugar, flour and salt.

Banana Cream Pie Step 3

Gradually stir in the scalded milk.

Over medium heat, stirring constantly, cook until thickened.

Cover and cook for two minutes longer, stirring occasionally.

Banana Cream Pie Step 4

In a small bowl, slightly beat the egg yolks.

Stir approximately 1/4 cup of the hot mixture into the egg yolks.

Banana Cream Pie Step 5

Gradually add the yolk mixture into the hot mixture and stir until combined.

Cook for one minute longer, stirring constantly.

Banana Cream Pie Step 6

Remove from heat and blend in the butter and vanilla.

Banana Cream Pie Step 7

Set aside and cool until lukewarm.

When the mixture has cooled, slice the bananas into the bottom of the pie shell.

Banana Cream Pie Step 8

Pour the cooled mixture over sliced bananas.

Banana Cream Pie Step 9

Top with whipped cream (optional).

Banana Cream Pie Step 10

Print this recipe.

Diva’s Tip

Don’t slice the bananas too far in advance before covering them with the mixture, or they will turn brown.

The Dairy Diva

~The Dairy Diva